Lebanon High School placed on 'soft' lockdown - WKRN News 2

Lebanon High School placed on 'soft' lockdown

LEBANON, Tenn. -

Lebanon High School has been placed on "soft" lockdown due to a threat made against the school Friday morning.

Wilson County Director of Schools Mike Davis told Nashville's News 2 the lockdown was intimated following an "anonymous comment" posted on a social media Web site.

Davis said the school resource officer at Lebanon High thought it best to go on soft lockdown.

When a school is on soft lockdown students still change classes as scheduled but no one is permitted to enter or exit the building.

Authorities are investigating but Davis said they do not feel the threat is a credible one.

According to a report in the Lebanon Democrat, someone posted on Twitter that they were going to "shoot the place up."

Lebanon police Chief Scott Bowen told the paper the tweet included specific details about an upcoming pep rally, which prompted the lockdown.

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